CD-ROM contents: Powerpoint slideshow -- Speaker's presentation notes -- Animation of the AD process -- Medical illustration files -- Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimerâ€™s Disease booklet PDF.
The powerpoint slideshow is intended for use by speakers addressing lay audiences, such as community groups or clubs, volunteers or prospective volunteers in programs for older people, members of senior citizensâ€™ centers, and residents of retirement communities.
Pt I: Approaches to the Study of Dementia: The Epidemiology of Dementia: Methodologic Issues and Approaches -- The Genetics of Dementia -- The Neurobiology of Dementia -- The Clinical Evaluation of Patients With Dementia -- Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia
Pt II: The Major Categories of Dementia: Degenerative Dementias -- Vascular Dementias -- Viral Dementias -- Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Causes of Dementia -- Metabolic Dementia -- Miscellaneous Causes of Dementia -- Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatric Syndromes
Pt III: Management and Treatment of Patients With Dementia: Biologic Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease -- Management of Patients With Dementia -- Legal and Financial Decision Making in Dementia Care
Pt IV: Conclusion
Includes cd-rom with video (5 mins): Taking a community approach to primary health care (Northern British Columbia).
The video profiles a community-based health centre that serves both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal residents, started by three First Nations bands in Grassy Plains, BC.